A movie based on the life of a disabled literary figure, Jhamak Kumari Ghimire, ‘Jeevan Kanda ki Phool’ is being made. A song from the movie has been recently released. The song features a child artist playing the childhood role of Jhamak Ghimire. She is expressing her happiness when she could write the first letter ‘Ka’ on the floor.
The heart touching song shows the happiness of Jhamak when she could write with her foot. The movie on Ghimire is being directed by Binod Bista. The singer of the song is Junu Gautam, lyrics and music by Prakash Siwakoti.
Who is Jhamak Ghimire?
Disabled by birth, Jhamak Kumari Ghimire, is awarded the Madan Puraskar 2067 BS (2011) for her book Jeevan Kanda Ki Phool (Is Life a Thorn or a Flower?). She was the second only female writer to receive the award after another woman writer Parijat received the award in 1965.
Born in July of 1980 in Kachide village development of Dhankuta district with cerebral palsy and has to write with her left foot. Ghimire had started writing with her left foot since she was 15 years-old.
The movie is being made under Bista Brother Films banner and is made on the story of Jhamak Ghimire. The screenplay is prepared by Mukti Upadhaya, music by Prakash Shiwakoti, lyrics by Jhamak and Prakash, cinematographer is Shiva Dhakal, choreographer is Kamal Rai and the movie is produced by the director Binod Bista.